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Beginner's Iraqi Arabic [With 2 CDs]
by Nawal Nasrallah and Nadia Hassani


Overview - This introduction to the spoken language of Iraq is suitable for classroom use and self-study. It is designed both for people with no previous knowledge of the Arabic language and those who know some Arabic and wish to learn the Iraqi dialect. The foundation of the book is a series of realistic dialogues that increase in complexity with each lesson.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This introduction to the spoken language of Iraq is suitable for classroom use and self-study. It is designed both for people with no previous knowledge of the Arabic language and those who know some Arabic and wish to learn the Iraqi dialect. The foundation of the book is a series of realistic dialogues that increase in complexity with each lesson. The language is based on the Baghdadi dialect, which is understood by a majority of Iraqis. All Arabic words are transliterated into roman script for easy understanding. New vocabulary is explained prior to each dialogue, while additional vocabulary related to the topic is also provided. The grammar, expressions, and cultural material found in the dialogues are fully explained in their proper context. The grammar is also presented in a logical, step-by-step manner for easy mastery. Each unit is supplemented with exercises that test and reinforce the student's knowledge, with an answer key provided at the end of the book. The two-way glossary contains more than 5,000 entries, enabling the book to double as a dictionary for travelers to Iraq. An audio CD feature accompanies the lessons. Nawal Nasrallah is an Iraqi native who taught the English language and English literature at the Universities of Baghdad and Mosul. She is the author of

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780781810982
  • ISBN-10: 0781810981
  • Publisher: Hippocrene Books
  • Publish Date: February 2006
  • Page Count: 365

Series: Hippocrene Beginner's

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